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UC Blue (University of California) School Color


Color Name: UC Blue (University of California)
Hex Color Code: #1295D8
RGB Color Code: RGB(18, 149, 216)
CMYK Values*: 91.7%, 31.0%, 0.0%, 15.3%
Pantone: PMS 299 C





University of California’s primary colors are Pantone 299 (UC Blue) and Pantone 116 (UC Gold), used in branding and communications.

What color is UC Blue (University of California)?

UC Blue (University of California) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for UC Blue (University of California) is #1295D8, and the RGB color code is RGB(18, 149, 216).

In the RGB color model, UC Blue (University of California) has a red value of 18, a green value of 149, and a blue value of 216. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 91.7% cyan, 31.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 15.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 200.3° (degrees), 84.6 % saturation, and 45.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, UC Blue (University of California) has a hue of 200.3° (degrees), 91.7 % saturation and 84.7 % brightness/value.


UC Blue (University of California) is cool or warm?

The color UC Blue (University of California) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of UC Blue (University of California)?

UC Blue (University of California) has an LRV of nearly 27. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


UC Blue (University of California) (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(18, 149, 216)
Red
18 (7.1%)
Green
149 (58.4%)
Blue
216 (84.7%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
91.67%
Magenta
31.02%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
15.29%

HSL

HSL(200.3deg, 84.6 %, 45.9 %)

Hue
200.3°
Saturation
84.62 %.
Lightness
45.88 %.

RYB

RYB(18, 44, 136)
Red
18 (7.1%)
Yellow
44 (17.3%)
Blue
136 (53.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
200.3°
Saturation
91.67 %.
Brightness / Value
84.71 %.

HWB

H: 200.3°

W: 7.06 %

B: 15.29 %

XYZ

X : 23.39

Y : 26.58

Z : 68.86

YXY

Y1 : 26.58

X : 0.2

Y2 : 0.22

CMY

C : 92.94%

M : 41.57%

Y : 15.29%


LRV

~ 26.6 %

Munsell Color System

4.6B 5.7/13.6

CIE-Lab

L : 58.58

A : -8.15

B : -43.08

CIE-Lch

L : 58.58

C : 43.84

H : 259.29

CIE-Luv

L : 58.58

U : -37.33

V : -66.88

Hunter-Lab

L : 51.56

A : -9.24

B : -43.1






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to UC Blue (University of California) (Other - School)


Here are the colors similar to UC Blue (University of California) (Other - School). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#0892D0
Rich Electric Blue
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
#4997D0
Celestial Blue
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#2887C8
Green Blue
ΔE - 5.08 (94.9% similar)
#0087BD
Blue (NCS)
ΔE - 5.68 (94.3% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Pantone PMS


#0091DA
PANTONE 2192 C
ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
#0090DA
PANTONE 2193 C
ΔE - 2.07 (97.9% similar)
#009CDE
PANTONE 2925 C
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
#0092CB
PANTONE 2393 C
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)


RAL Design


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to RAL Classic


#0089B6
RAL 5012 - Light Blue
ΔE - 6.96 (93.0% similar)


British Standard 4800


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to British Standard 4800


#6CA5D3
BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 7.84 (92.2% similar)


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#4B9CD3
Carolina Blue
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#0096D6
HP Blue
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
#0D9DDA
Salesforce Blue
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
#1D9BF0
Twitter Blue
ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)





Paint similar to UC Blue (University of California) (Other - School)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to UC Blue (University of California) (Other - School). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Benjamin Moore


#0F97D8
Rocky Mountain Sky (2066-40)
ΔE - 0.87 (99.1% similar)
#1C94D0
Utah Sky (2065-40)
ΔE - 1.31 (98.7% similar)
#3F9DD1
Bayberry Blue (790)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Dunn-Edwards


#3194CE
Splish Splash (DE 5844)
ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
#4C98C2
Mountain Bluebird (DET 573)
ΔE - 4.64 (95.4% similar)
#0098C8
Pool Party (DE 5837)
ΔE - 5.33 (94.7% similar)
#3D87BB
Walker Lake (DE 5858)
ΔE - 5.54 (94.5% similar)


PPG Paints


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to PPG Paints


#3398CE
Sorcerer (PPG1240-5)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
#1C8AC9
Newport Blue (PPG1240-6)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
#3D8ED0
Magical Merlin (PPG1241-5)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#3E8FBC
Quiet Night (PPG1239-5)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)





Valspar


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Valspar


#0192CC
Blue Burst (4008-10B)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
#4491C8
Someday (4006-10B)
ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
#4B98CC
Delphinium Corsage (V035-2)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
#339BCF
Blue Tango (4007-10B)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)


Behr


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Behr


#4596CF
Perfect Sky (P510-5)
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)
#008BC4
Celebration Blue (MQ4-57)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
#47A0D2
Peaceful River (P500-5)
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)
#5C92C5
Come Sail Away (MQ4-26)
ΔE - 5.99 (94.0% similar)


Sherwin Williams


UC Blue (University of California) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of UC Blue (University of California) to Sherwin Williams


#0192C6
Dynamic Blue (SW 6958)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#5A9EC0
Jacaranda (SW 6802)
ΔE - 7.32 (92.7% similar)
#289EC4
Major Blue (SW 6795)
ΔE - 8.16 (91.8% similar)
#7498BE
Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 9.47 (90.5% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


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